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NYTimes.com Names Robert Larson Vice President, Product Development and Management

NYTimes.com announced today that Robert Larson has been named vice president, product development and management, effective immediately. Mr. Larson will supervise the site's incorporation of expanded search, interactivity and new devices such as Times Reader, which allows users to download an electronic version of the newspaper onto a portable device. He will also oversee the effort to build out key content areas and distribute news and information onto mobile platforms.
NYTimes.com announced today that Robert Larson has been named vice president, product development and management, effective immediately. Mr. Larson will supervise the site's incorporation of expanded search, interactivity and new devices such as Times Reader, which allows users to download an electronic version of the newspaper onto a portable device. He will also oversee the effort to build out key content areas and distribute news and information onto mobile platforms.

In making the announcement, Mr. Meislin said, "As NYTimes.com has evolved and grown, Rob has been one of its great creative forces -- as he showed so brilliantly in leading our recent site redesign. His new role will give him even broader opportunities to see the future and help lead us there."

Mr. Larson received a B.F.A. degree in film and television production from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 1992. He received an M.A. degree in instructional technology and media from Teachers College at Columbia University in 1996.

This article appeared as a Business Wire on June 27th, 2006.

Published Wednesday, Jun. 28, 2006

NYTimes.com Names Robert Larson Vice President, Product Development and Management

NYTimes.com announced today that Robert Larson has been named vice president, product development and management, effective immediately. Mr. Larson will supervise the site's incorporation of expanded search, interactivity and new devices such as Times Reader, which allows users to download an electronic version of the newspaper onto a portable device. He will also oversee the effort to build out key content areas and distribute news and information onto mobile platforms.

In making the announcement, Mr. Meislin said, "As NYTimes.com has evolved and grown, Rob has been one of its great creative forces -- as he showed so brilliantly in leading our recent site redesign. His new role will give him even broader opportunities to see the future and help lead us there."

Mr. Larson received a B.F.A. degree in film and television production from the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 1992. He received an M.A. degree in instructional technology and media from Teachers College at Columbia University in 1996.

This article appeared as a Business Wire on June 27th, 2006.
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